Margaret Mead

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United States anthropologist noted for her claims about adolescence and sexual behavior in Polynesian cultures (1901-1978)


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In Margaret Mead and Samoa: The Making and Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth, Freeman ripped apart Mead's facile contentions point by point, and refuted her characterizations of Samoan society as irreligious and relaxed about adolescence and sexual behaviour.
Margaret Mead, Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies, New York: Morrow, 1935.
One of my favorite quotations is from anthropologist Margaret Mead.
Its cultural perspective has always been an avowedly interdisciplinary one, and its past Fellows have included such distinguished figures as Paul Tillich, Margaret Mead, Mircea Eliade, W H Auden, Robert Motherwell and Mies Van der Rohe.
The Stars: Mother Teresa, Buckminster Fuller and Margaret Mead
Koenig first went to Bulgaria 40 years ago with a letter of introduction from Margaret Mead.
As Margaret Mead said, "A small group of thoughtful people could change the world.
But several decades later, Margaret Mead thought every woman needed three husbands: one for youthful sex, one for security while raising children and one for joyful companionship in old age.
Flanking him, as spiritual opposites, are his friend Walter Spies, the German painter of the sensuous tropics, and the rationalist student of the human, anthropologist Margaret Mead, who was in Bali at the same time as McPhee.
They have now been granted the freedom of the streets of the borough, by Mayor Margaret Mead.
Bisexual anthropologist Margaret Mead once said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.
These words by anthropologist Margaret Mead sum up the theme running through River Journeys, published last year by the Brisbane-based International Riverfoundation to celebrate the winners of the Thiess Riverprize from 1999 to 2007.
While a conference did take place as part of the exhibition, it was a different one: In Growth and Culture, 2008, a doctoral student in anthropology introduced the audience to the theoretical legacy of Margaret Mead and Frances Cooke Macgregor, authors of the study by the same name dedicated to childhood in Bali.
Tarrant specifically notes Friedan's criticism of what she believed to be limitations in the work of Margaret Mead, Mirra Komarovsky, and Simone de Beauvoir (although Friedan did eventually recognize the importance of The Second Sex).
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has," read a quote from anthropologist Margaret Mead, which was featured on the invitations.
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